The Combustion Institute is pleased to announce the social program for the 37th International Symposium on Combustion in Dublin, Ireland. Throughout symposium week, the international combustion community has the opportunity to establish new scientific collaborations and reignite lifelong associations through several social events.

Refer to the agenda below for events and details (in order by date). More information will be available on the symposium website in the coming weeks.

Welcome Reception

The Combustion Institute will welcome participants to the 37th Symposium. After two years since the previous symposium, combustion scientists and practitioners from 35 CI Sections will be reunited to share ideas and experiences on the development and applications of combustion science. Appetizers and drinks will be served.

Where: The Foyer, Levels 3-5, The Convention Centre Dublin
When: Sunday, 29 July 2018 from 17:30 to 20:00


Women in Combustion Lunch

All women participants are invited to register for this event for a time to network and share their professional experiences. Lunch will be provided that includes multiple dietary accommodations.

Where: The Foyer, Level 5, The Convention Centre Dublin
When: Monday, 30 July 2018 from 12:30 to 14:00


Young Researcher Mixer

The Combustion Institute will host a Young Researcher Mixer at O’Donoghue’s Pub. Participants registered as students are invited to attend. Finger foods and drinks will be provided. A traditional Irish band will provide a cultural and entertaining backdrop while student scientists network and share academic experiences.

Where: O’Donoghue’s Pub
When: Monday, 30 July from 18:00 to 20:00


Riverdance

Symposium participants are invited to attend an energetic performance of Riverdance at The Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. The worldwide celebrated phenomenon began its journey as an interval act in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, produced for television. The performance described as an electrifying and innovative dance piece grew in popularity and was eventually developed into a full-length stage show. As a fusion of Irish and international music and dance, the show broke all box office records during its world première run in Dublin. The show has continued to set new records in packed theatres and arenas throughout the world.

Where: The Gaiety Theatre
When: Tuesday, 31 July at 19:30
Symposium participants receive a 20% discount for Riverdance at The Gaiety Theatre. Tickets are only available through Ticketmaster.


Excursion

An excursion will be held at Powerscourt Estate, located just outside of Dublin in the village of Enniskerry, County Wicklow. The large country estate is well known for its house and 19 hectares (47 acres) of beautifully landscaped gardens. Originally built in the 13th-century, the castle home served as the family seat of the Viscounts Powerscourt. Today, Powerscourt Estate is a popular tourist attraction, and includes vast gardens, breathtaking views, a golf club, and dining options.

Where: Powerscourt Estate
When: Wednesday, 1 August at 14:30


Banquet

The Combustion Institute will host a dinner and presentation at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road Ballroom, located near St. Stephen’s Green and Trinity College Dublin. The hotel has a long reputation for meetings, conferences, and celebrations. During the banquet, the international combustion community will recognize individuals who have made an outstanding contribution and significant impact in combustion science.

Where: Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
When: Thursday, 2 August from 19:00 to 22:00


Farewell Reception

The Combustion Institute will host a farewell reception at The Convention Centre Dublin. After a week of programs and events, participants will have an opportunity to network with colleagues in the international combustion community one final time before departure from the symposium. Finger foods and drinks will be provided.

Where: The Foyer, Levels 3-5, The Convention Centre Dublin
When: Friday, 3 August from 17:55 to 20:00


The 37th International Symposium on Combustion will convene in Dublin, Ireland from Sunday, 29 July through Friday, 3 August 2018. The biennial symposium provides a scientific venue for sharing ideas and experiences on the development and applications of combustion science. As an internationally recognized city, Dublin offers our combustion community world-class opportunities to interact with scientists and companies in an exciting and dynamic environment.

Questions regarding the 37th International Symposium on Combustion may be directed to: Office@CombustionInstitute.org.

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